It’s my favorite time of year again…Halloween!!! Ok, ok, it’s a tad bit early but since this project requires quite a bit of animal eyes, I thought I would post it now so that you’ll have plenty of time to stock up. I got mine through Consumer Crafts (original tutorial) but I’ve also seen bulk listings on Ebay and of course, you could always go slow and buy individual bags with a 40% off coupon at your local craft store. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience and to assist in the maintenance of this site.
Need a fun, minimal wreath for Halloween? Then the Animal Eyes Halloween Wreath is just for you!
From a distance your guest will just assume you have a yellow wreath hanging on your door. It won’t be until they get closer that they’ll realize it’s a wreath made entirely from animal eyes.
This is a pretty straightforward and easy project. Punching the eyes into the Styrofoam is a bit time consuming but I think the final product really comes together nicely. I didn’t have to use any adhesive to keep the eyes in place. You can always add some glue to the base before sticking in the eyes if you find it necessary. The animal eyes can become a bit pricey with the amount needed for this project, so keep an eye out (hah, pun intended!) for coupons and deals!
Animal Eyes Halloween Wreath
- Various Sizes of Yellow Animal Eyes (I used: 24 mm, 20 mm, 18 mm, 12 mm, 9 mm)
- Black Crepe Paper Streamer Roll
- White Styrofoam Wreath (use a smaller one if you have less eyes)
- Black Satin Ribbon 2.5 inches wide (optional)
3. You’ll want to space each size out randomly but evenly, eventually making clumps of eyes. If you’re on a budget or only have a few packages of eyes, you can end here. I really like the way the wreath looks at this stage. Kinda reminds me of boils…in a good way.